Friday, July 19, 2019

Defence & Security News

Government Europa brings you the latest EU Defence & Security News from across the field of European Government Policy.

Evros, near the Greece-Turkey border

UNHCR reports increase in migrants crossing Greece-Turkey border

New police patrols have been introduced along the Greece-Turkey border, as the number of refugees and migrants crossing into the country rises. The volume of...
Europol announces operation to disrupt Islamic State propaganda

Europol announces operation to disrupt Islamic State propaganda

Europol has led a joint operation between the EU, US and Canada to seize servers and digital evidence to disrupt the flow of so-called...
EU proposes Code of Practice on Disinformation

EU proposes Code of Practice on Disinformation

The European Commission has proposed the introduction of an EU Code of Practice on Disinformation to combat fake news online. An EU-wide Code of Practice...
Airbus and Dassault Aviation collaborate on new generation of fighter jets

Airbus and Dassault Aviation collaborate on new generation of fighter jets

French aerospace companies Airbus and Dassault Aviation have signed an agreement to collaborate on a project to develop a new generation of fighter jets. The...
EU launches new legislation to protect whistleblowers

EU launches new legislation to protect whistleblowers

The EU has introduced new legislation to protect whistleblowers, who often play a key role in uncovering unlawful activities. In many cases, whistleblowers are penalised...
India to strengthen defence co-operation with Sweden and UK

India to strengthen defence co-operation with Sweden and UK

India has signed new agreements with Sweden and the UK to strengthen defence co-operation and increase the former country’s military capabilities. Last week, India announced...
EU welcomes directive on money-laundering and terrorist financing

EU welcomes directive on money-laundering and terrorist financing

The EU has welcomed the adoption of a new directive aimed at combating money-laundering and terrorist financing in Europe. The need to combat money-laundering and...
Ansip warns of Russian campaign to weaponise information

Ansip warns of Russian campaign to weaponise information

European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip has spoken at the RSA Conference 2018 about Russia’s ongoing campaign to weaponise information. The 2018 RSA Conference is...
Lincoln premieres new wireless network CCTV surveillance system

Lincoln premieres new wireless network CCTV surveillance system

The city of Lincoln, UK, has invested £400,000 (~€459,000) into a state-of-the-art wireless network CCTV surveillance system, to be deployed across the city. The wireless...
EU to provide better access to electronic evidence

EU to provide better access to electronic evidence

The European Commission has proposed a series of new measures to facilitate better access to electronic evidence for police and judicial authorities. Better access to...

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